DAY THIRTY-EIGHT

You know what cancer is good for? Remembering to appreciate the fact that you’re alive. I said that yesterday, and I meant it. I meant it yesterday and I meant it when I said it back in 2004 after my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Her diagnosis and subsequent five-year-battle with a beast called … Continue reading DAY THIRTY-EIGHT

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DAY TWENTY-THREE

My mom said, “It'll get easier, and you’ll start living again. Because that’s what you do when you have cancer—you live with it until one day you’re free from it.” She’s right. I’m only 23 days in and it’s already gotten easier, and I'm positive having my mom here has helped more than anything else. … Continue reading DAY TWENTY-THREE